A cellular network or mobile network is a radio network distributed over land areas called cells, each served by at least one fixed-location transceiver, known as a cell site or base station. In a cellular network, each cell uses a different set of frequencies from neighboring cells, to avoid ...

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Experience with OEM Nexus 5 in the US [on hold]

I'm interested in avoiding the problem of carriers abandoning support for their devices. Most recently (2012-2014), I got burned with Sprint and an HTC device. I was stuck in a contract for a phone ...
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Cell standby use about 35-50% of total battery? [duplicate]

I have Micromax canvas 2.2 a114. I am in strong network zone and use 2g internet all time and time without network is 0%. So why it is consuming more battery. I also never in weak signal.??
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Is there a way to use the mobile network for data when connected to a WiFi network? [duplicate]

I have two devices that I routinely connect to my android phone through WiFi that do not offer internet: When in my car, an OBDLink MX WiFi ...
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No mobile network after JellyNoid on Galaxy Y

After installing JellyNoid on my Galaxy Y GT-S5360, everything seems to work fine except that I have no mobile network (it says mobile network not available). Any ideas how to fix this? I have a ...
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Listen to Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) packet

Can an Android application generate or listen to ARP packet without root privilege ? Thank!
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Can't have G,E,3G,H+ in the network bar (thus no internet connection unless on wifi)

I have a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, I have a question. Since I bought it 2 days ago, the internet connection is fine (with or without wifi) and it shows either G/E/3G/H+ symbol. But, I once get ...
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how to reset the PGW connection

My mobile phone on T-Mobile US seems to stay on a given PGW for days on end, having the same external IPv4 address. Very often, their PGWs get stuck after a while, or, they reboot all of them, and I ...
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Change network time (Fake)

In android you have a option to change your GPS location to a fake location. Is it possible to "fake" the network time, so my app thinks that the actual time the fake network time is? My phone is a ...
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Does unlocking the bootloader pose any carrier/network related risk?

I'm on Motorola's website, reading over risks and warnings related to unlocking the bootloader, two of which peaked my concern: You may lose some key functions like telephone, radio, and audio ...
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Sudden surge in network usage by unknown processes

Phone Details: Model: Nexus 4 (mako) Current ROM: Paranoid Android 4.3-BETA2 Xposed Present? Yes I flashed the new Paranoid Android 4.4- BETA1 today and noticed my phone downloading something. I ...
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Galaxy S3: I747UCUEMJB upgrade - baseband unknown

Last night I updated my Galaxy S3 from Cyanogenmod 9 to CM 11. One of the steps was to upgrade the bootloader. Everything went fine, and I'm now on CM 11-2014-06-02-d2lte. The problem: can't connect ...
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Apps are not running in the background in certain networks

When hangouts, Gmail or other apps that receive messages are not active, they are staying suspended. For instance, in hangouts I will only receive pending chat when opening the respective chat window. ...
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What is the difference between dual sim active and dual sim stand-by?

I am Using Sony Xperia Tipo Dual, which is Dual Sim Smartphone, but When i use internet from SIM 1 using Network Mode = GSM only or WCDMA/ GSM the another SIM's says NO NETWORK. When i deactivate my ...
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How to stop a notification saying “Registering to Network” every few seconds?

On Samsung Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E120K Android v4.1.2 without a SIM I get "Registering to Network" notification repeatedly. How to stop? Thanks.
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My phone not registering to 2G (GSM only) network

I am using a Sony Xperia Neo L (MT25i). After updating the OS, my phone not registering to 2G (GSM only mode) network. It works perfectly with 3G (WCDMA only or WCDMA proffered mode) network. While ...
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Will disabling LTE extend my battery life even if I'm not using it?

I was just wondering, if disabling LTE will improve my battery life even if I'm never using it (there's no LTE in my country).
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mobile data reset ask not again prompt

it seems I have accidently ticked the ask not again checkbox when I have activated mobile dara. How can I reset this option so Android asks me again before activating mobile data?
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Device Performing slowly on poor network strength

Hii Everyone I am Using Samsung Galaxy Grand duos (GT-i9082) upgraded to jelly bean 4.2.2 and it's working good , but whenever SIM loses signal strength then device's performance is poor and it's ...
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How do I change DNS settings for 3G?

So I can use Twitter. It is okay when I use WiFi. But in 3G I cannot change DNS.
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Nexus 5 not getting net data even though its having hspa+ range

I tried rebooting my phone, reset to default on APN , safe mode but nothing seems to work.I still dont get internet on my phone.I'm from India and connection is docomo. Any help would be greatly ...
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Is there a way to track a phone with its IMEI? [duplicate]

Not Android specific. Is there a way to track a phone knowing its IMEI? That is, finding out if/when a phone with a certain IMEI connects to the network, and to get the SIM card number it is using ...
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No option for “mobile network” on Dell Venue 8

My friend has bought new "Dell Venue 8 3830" tablet with Android JellyBean 4.3. Now we want to connect a 3g dongle (D-Link) via a micro-usb cable which came with it. When i connect the dongle to the ...
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How can I speed up image transfer from my Android to the internet?

I have installed an app on my Android phone which can be used for uploading photos to the web. The problem is images can't be upload due to network weakness. Does anyone know a way in which I can ...
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Signal problem with Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 mobile

I am using Samsung Galaxy Y GT-S5630 phone with IDEA network provider. I am having signal loss problems many times a times. When I try to make a call, it says "Network unavailable". I though this ...
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I can't connect to server via PAW server app? Why not?

I have installed PAW server, and it says to open the provided IP address in a web browser and port number to configure the server (from device itself). I try it, and the page loads for a minute or so ...
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Mobile browser and google apps in mobile internet fails to connect, but everything else can use connection

My android phone cannot browse any internet page and use google apps on 2G/3G network. However I can freely ping anything from terminal emulator. I can use at as AP point (I am doing it now). Wifi ...
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Convert signal strength to dbm

I've got this app which shows network signal strength as a positive integer value btw 5 and 35. Another app uses negative integers like -99dbm. Is there a way to convert the positive values (unit ...
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Mobile network settings - Not enabled for modifications (Greyed)

I bought a zte v7275 tablet Device information model number - ZTE V7275 android version - 4.0.4 kernel version- 3.0.21-perf-gc8726c4f Flash ROM which is likely to be locked to a single ...
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Use HTTP Proxy with Applications

My college network requires use of proxy settings when connecting to wifi. This restricts internet usage to the browser as it is a http proxy. I have been looking to divert the internet for app ...
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Tasker (switch off mobile data automatically) causing trouble under CyanogenMod

I used to use this tasker profile for nearly a year now already and it used to work fine, untill I recently switcht from the Samsung default UI TouchWiz to CyanogenMod on my Galaxy Note (1). The ...
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DNS blocking on mobile networks?

(I apologize ahead of time if this question might be misplaced; let me know if there's a better place to ask it.) I'm using my HTC One phone on Sprint's network in NYC, and noticed that my phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 drops carrier network

My SGS2 is dropping it's network connection multiple times a day without any notification. The signal bars disappear and it just says NO SERVICE/VODAFONE NZ. No data, no 3G, no 2G, nothing... I was ...
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an not find the t-mobile network, but it shows always: AT&T, Sprint and 311-660

I replaced my Nexus 5's display. Now my device can not find the t-mobile network. (it sporadically works) But it shows always: AT&T, Sprint and 311-660. T-mobile reception on other devices is ...
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Why isn't my SIM card working after factory reset?

After doing a factory reset on my Micromax Ninja A89(dual sim), I am unable to register on my service provider. Though my sim was working fine on the same device before the reset, but it is not ...
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network problem

I'm having a network problem with my Samsung Galaxy grand device. Sometimes while trying to make a call, the device displays a message like "Not registered on network" and the call doesn't get ...
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No mobile signal after installing CyanogenMod

I have a Samsung Galaxy S 2 (GT-I9100) and baseband version I9100XXMS3. As far as I understand from this page it's a UK modem, which is where I am. When using the latest stock Android I was still able ...
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Mobile Network disconnects during an incoming call

My mobile network normally remains connected so I can use apps like chat, whatsapp etc. However, during an incoming call the mobile network gets disconnected. Is this normal behavior ? There is an ...
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What is the mobile provisioning website supposed to do?

When I go to Settings → More... → Mobile plan it gives me a message "{mobile operator} has no known provisioning website". Digging into Android source code for WirelessSettings.java I found how URL ...
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Can't download apps from Google Play store via mobile network

I have a Sony Xperia sola in Egypt. I bought it with Gingerbread, then I upgraded to ICS 4.0.4. After the upgrade, I became unable to download any apps from Google Play using my mobile network, and ...
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Is it possible to set DNS for mobile network

I live in Canada and use an unblocking service to access US Netflix content, Pandora and Hulu. I would like to be able to use this service while not on my WiFi is there a way to set the DNS server to ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (GT-I8190) not getting 2G Network but 3G (WCDMA) is working fine

Kindly Plz help to resolve my issue. I had bought New Samsung S3 Mini (GT-I8190) from Dubai & Taken to India. but my Mobile is not detecting 2G Network neither registering Network properly. But ...
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Mobile network service is unavailable in HTC desire HD

In the setting > Wireless and networks > Mobile network option is unavailable. Error"Disconnected because service is unavailable" I have inserted valid sim card. I tried all options selected ...
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I can't connect to a device that is connected with GPRS

My android 2.3 phone is connecting to the internet using the GPRS network and I get a new IP everytime I reconnect. So now I try to connect to my phone which is connected to the internet - the ...
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SIM card not detected

I own a GIONEE P2 mobile phone with MTK6572 processor and android 4.2.2. I successfully rooted the phone and it was working fine until my internet stopped one morning and upon restarting the phone, it ...
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Checking mail on mobile data

i use roaming which is very expensive and I search some kind of script or way of solving my problem: there is a possibility to turn off checking e-mail when the android is connected via mobile data ? ...
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Karbonn A27 Retina Data Surf Problem?

I have Karbonn A27 retina. i have using airtel data package in sim 1 slot.its speed was too poor. but my friend using Karbonn A7 with airtel data.thats works too fast.but i have to use my friend sim ...
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how to solve Network not found problem in Samsung Galaxy s2?

I have UK based Samsung Galaxy s2 gt-i9100 and i was using since last 2 years without any problem in india but suddenly i found it says network problem so how to solve this ? model number - Gt-I9100 ...
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My internet doesn't work on my phone any more

The internet doesn't work on my phone. It worked with my orange sim card and it previously worked with this sim card, the problem seems to have arisen after my number was ported from the orange sim to ...
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How do I connect to a hidden network on my Android phone?

I have a PocketWiFi connected to my PC, and I decided to hide it, for better security. Now, I can't connect to it on my android phone, though. I can't find a way to connect to it, even if it isn't ...
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New android user; switching between wifi and mobile data

When I leave the office my S4 doesn't seem to want to connect to mobile data. So, I end up with no connection at all. Turning mobile data off and on does nothing at all, I seem unable to establish a ...